Teen Central

Join TAG
@ your library®

What is TAG?

The Teen Advisory Group at Milton Public Library is the perfect opportunity for teens looking to complete their high school community service hours. Showcase your skills and help out in your community!

How to Apply?

Review the opportunities that are available during the school year and summer and complete the application process noted.

How are Volunteers Chosen?

Volunteers are selected based on their written application, references, and a short interview. Applications are carefully reviewed by staff in accordance with the volunteer profiles listed below. We thank all applicants interested in volunteering with Milton Public Library but only those applicants shortlisted for a position will be contacted for an interview.

Police Records Check

Successful candidates must present the results of a Police Records Check: Vulnerable Sector Screening, prior to their commencement in the program. The cost of this document is $25.00 for a volunteer position. The cost will be reimbursed by Milton Public Library upon acceptance into the program. Successful candidates must present an original receipt of purchase AND the completed Police Records Check: either the Police Information Check (under 18) or the Vulnerable Sector Screening (18+) to staff who will arrange for the reimbursement. The Library then retains the original document.



School Year: 2016 / 2017

What is it?

Are you looking to make a difference this year? Do you have a passion for community involvement, and would you like to share that joy with others? Earn community hours by joining the Teen Advisory Group and earn contribute to your library by assisting with children, teen, and adult programs. For additional information about the various opportunities (streams), please review the volunteer profile:

How to Apply

Applications were available online and in-person from September 1 to 16, 2016


Summer 2017: Leading to Reading

Teen reading with child

What is it?

Are you looking to make a difference this summer? Do you have a passion for reading, and would you like to share that joy with others? Earn community hours by joining Leading to Reading. Read one-on-one with children and play fun learning-based games which help reinforce the joy of reading. For additional information, please review the volunteer profile PDF File.

When is it?

Each volunteer will be allocated to one (1) session and must be available to attend their weekly shift for the duration of the program. Volunteers must also be available to attend one (1) training session on July 5, 2017. Sessions run every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from July 11 to August 24 at the following times and locations:

Location Start Time Day
Main July 11 to August 22 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Tuesday
Main July 12 to August 16
(6 weeks only)
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Wednesday
Beaty July 13 to August 24 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Thursday

How to Apply

Applications were available from April 11 to May 13, 2017. Please apply by picking up an application pack in person at either the Main Library or Beaty Branch, or by downloading the application documents listed below. Please note that applications must be complete in order to be considered. Please return the following documents in person to either the Main Library or to Beaty Branch no later than May 30, 2017.

We thank all applicants interested in volunteering with Milton Public Library but only those applicants shortlisted for a position will be contacted for an interview, no later than June 12, 2017.



Any questions? Contact Katrina Mitchell at:
katrina.mitchell@mpl.on.ca
905-875-2665 ext. 3267